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Winter Wellbeing 2019/20 – the final report

Posted by Sasha Khan on Thursday 28th May 2020

East London Cares' Winter Wellbeing project helps older neighbours to stay warm, active and connected to our intergenerational network during isolating times. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, our Outreach Coordinator Sasha reflects on how to identify isolation where it exists – behind closed doors, in the community. Check out our infographic and report of our first ever Winter Wellbeing project. 

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Finding the Light

Posted by Sasha Khan on Thursday 7th May 2020

While we were chatting to Ruth, 79, on the phone this week, she shared, There is always light at the end of the tunnel. And we all need a bit of that don't we?” We look back on how light has been found in our east London communities.

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Re-inventing programmes for extraordinary times

Posted by Alex Smith on Friday 17th April 2020

We're proud to share how we've re-invented our programmes for these extraordinary times – always maintaining connection, community and our values (kindness, community, trust, bravery, learning) at their heart.

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Handy tips for your first Social Club!

Posted by Sasha Khan on Tuesday 26th November 2019

Our social clubs give you the chance to meet people you wouldn't normally get the chance to hang out with with, and a few first-time nerves are totally natural. Our Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator gives you some handy tips for your coming to your first social club...

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Our first three social clubs!

Posted by Craig Mahoney on Thursday 21st November 2019

October brought rain, pumpkins, and most excitingly, our first three social clubs! In our latest blog, Craig shares stories from our Haggerston Quiz, Clapton Modern Art Workshop and Bethnal Green Black History Month celebration.

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